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Abby Takes a Stand

Abby Takes a Stand

by Patricia C. McKissack Illustrated by Gordon C. James

Gee recalls for her grandchildren what happened in 1960 in Nashville, Tennessee, when she, aged ten, passed out flyers while her cousin and other adults held sit-ins at restaurants and lunch counters to protest segregation.

Ages
8, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
3
Lexile Measure
580L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
Q
Publisher
Viking Books
Number of Pages
112
Genre
Historical Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Patricia C. McKissack Full-time writer, Patricia McKissack and her husband Fredrick L. McKissack have written over one hundred books about the African-American experience.
Gordon C. James

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